Park management planning

Banff National Park

Banff National Park Planning

Public involvement ensures that park plans reflect the perspectives of Canadians.

Sunshine Village Ski Area Long Range Plan

We want to hear from you and all Canadians during the public review of the Sunshine Village Ski Area draft Long-Range Plan and Detailed Impact...

Ya Ha Tinda Ranch OECM Recognition

Parks Canada is undertaking a process to apply for Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measure (OECM) recognition for Ya Ha Tinda Ranch.

Lake Louise Ski Area Long-Range Plan

The Lake Louise Ski Area has prepared a Long-Range Plan to guide future development and use at the ski area in Banff National Park.

Plains bison reintroduction

Wild bison return to Canada’s first national park.

Bow Valley Parkway Cycling Experience 3-Year Pilot

Bow Valley Parkway Cycling Experience 3-Year Pilot.

Plans and policies


Management plans

Ski area site guidelines and long range plans

Environmental assessment

Parks Canada’s Environmental Impact Analysis Process meets its obligation under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) 2012 for identifying and managing the adverse environmental effects of projects for which it has decision-making authority. For further information please contact the Banff Field Unit Environmental Assessment Office: 403-762-1419

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